Ambitious live arts programming at UNC and N.C. State
Teachers and students
BY ZACK SMITH
Photo by Jeremy M. Lange
UNC-Chapel Hill and N.C. State University are both attempting to broaden their performance horizons with their fall programs, with events designed to raise the profiles of both campuses. A year ago, the Chapel Hill school reopened its famed Memorial Hall with a program that was, to say the least, eclectic. It included fascinating obscurities such as the Chorus Repertory Theatre’s Nine Hills, One Valley, and some low-hanging fruit such as a touring production of Rent. Meanwhile, N.C. State looks to transcend its image as a sports ‘n’ science academy by tapping into students’ artistic talents.
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